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William Ord Ryan

Date of birth: August 10, 1891
Date of death: March 18, 1980

William Ryan graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1914. He retired as a U.S. Army Major General.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Silver Star Citation

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Awarded for actions during the Mexican Border Wars

William Ord Ryan, United States Army, was cited for gallantry in action during the Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 15 March 1916 to 7 February 1917.

Action Date: March 15, 1916 - February 7, 1917

Service: Army

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General William Ord Ryan, United States Army, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Commanding General, Pacific Division, Air Transport Command, from 1943 to 1946.

Action Date: 1943 - 1946

Service: Army

Rank: Major General